Dates : 27.11. – 22.12.2018
Opening times :
- Sunday to Wednesday 10 am until 8 pm
Thursday and opening Day 10 am until 9 pm
Friday and Saturday 10 am until 10 pm
Erfurt, the regional capital of Thuringia, is transformed in the run-up to Christmas. This is an ideal time to visit one of the best-preserved medieval old quarters in Germany with its delightful blend of wealthy patrician town-houses and lovingly restored half-timbered buildings. Erfurt’s landmark, the unmistakable ensemble of St. Mary’s Cathedral and the Church of St. Severus, is bathed in a warm glow, while Christmas carols ring out and the air is filled with the aroma of glühwein and pfefferkuchen (gingerbread).
Discover one of Germany’s prettiest Christmas markets and soak up the atmosphere of more than 1,270 years of history.
Christmas Markets – Weihnachtsmarkt – Marche de Noël – Mercatino di Natale – Mercados de Navidad
German Christmas Markets or Weihnachtsmarkt,have now become popular and are a welcome and familiar sight in many of the cities, towns and villages throughout Europe during the season of Advent.
Whether visiting a local Christmas Market or taking a Christmas Market Tour, the wonderful festive atmosphere will be sure to lift your spirits and bring the Christmas cheer a little closer.
Wrap up warm and wander along the rows of pretty wooden chalets taking in the rich, warming aromas associated with Christmas such as hot roast chestnuts, grilled bratwurst sausages, crepes or pancakes, hot doughnuts, gingerbreads and Gluhwein or Mulled wines or ciders. You can sample the marzipan figures, chocolate covered fruits or one of the many festive delicacies on offer from around the world. There are all kinds of Christmas gifts and decorations, especially traditional things such as tree decorations, wood carvings, crib figures, traditional toys, candles, hand-knitted jumpers, lambskin slippers and glassware, you will be able to find that special little something that will be a unique gift for someone to treasure. Children will be excited to meet with Santa Claus and maybe, just maybe!! there will be a little present for them too!
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